'''Princeton University Press''' is an independent Academic publishing|publisher
with close connections to Princeton University
. Its mission is to disseminate scholarship within academia
The press was founded by Whitney Darrow
, with the financial support of Charles Scribner II|Charles Scribner
, as a printing press
to serve the Princeton community in 1905.
Its distinctive building was constructed in 1911 on William Street in Princeton.
Its first book was a new 1912 edition of John Witherspoon
's ''Lectures on Moral Philosophy.''